Options Irene Trudel: Playlist from December 1, 2008 Options

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Music to laze around with, just like slipping into a warm, comfortable bath; bubbling with many stringed instruments and occasional live performances. (Visit homepage.)

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Options December 1, 2008: Staving off the creeping bloat of the holidays through song.

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Artist Track Album Label Approx. start time
Mercury Rev  People are So Unpredictable(there's no bliss like home)   Options Snowflake Midnight  Yep Roc  0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Dollar Brand (Abdullah Ibrahim)  Bra Joe from Kilimanjaro   Options African Piano  ECM  0:15:26 (Pop‑up)
Ralph Towner  Freeze Frame   Options Time Line  ECM  0:20:48 (Pop‑up)
Windy & Carl  Snow Covers Everything / Interlude/ The Same Moon and Stars   Options Songs for the Broken Hearted  Kranky  0:22:19 (Pop‑up)

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Ralph Towner 


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0:37:23 (Pop‑up)
Thelonious Monk  Everything Happens To Me   Options Monk Alone: The Complete Columbia Solo Recordings 1962-1968  Columbia  0:46:30 (Pop‑up)
Holy Modal Rounders  Siily Boys   Options Last Round  Adelphi  0:50:39 (Pop‑up)
Terence Blanchard  Ashe   Options A Tale of God's Will (A Requiem for Katrina)    0:52:39 (Pop‑up)
Laura Nyro  Gibsom Street   Options New York Tendaberry  Columbia  1:00:19 (Pop‑up)

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Ralph Towner 


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1:06:27 (Pop‑up)
Dakota Suite  One Day Without Harming You   Options The End of Trying  Karaoke Kalk  1:10:57 (Pop‑up)
Susan Narucki w/ Donald Berman: Ives  Songs My Mother Taught Me   Options The Light That Is Felt: Songs Of Charles Ives  New World  1:15:23 (Pop‑up)
Kate Bush  Bertie   Options Aerial: A Sea of Honey  Columbia  1:18:53 (Pop‑up)
Nick Drake  Things Behind the Sun   Options Pink Moon    1:22:27 (Pop‑up)
Hesperus  Grey's Inn   Options The Food of Love: Early Instrumental Music of the British Isles  Dorian Recordings  1:26:59 (Pop‑up)
Helena Espvall & Masaki Batoh  Utte Vas Hage   Options S/T  Drag City  1:33:53 (Pop‑up)
Fotheringay w/ Sandy Denny  Eppie Moray   Options 2  Fledg'ling  1:36:25 (Pop‑up)
Shirley Collins & The Albion Country Band  Hal-an-Tow   Options No Roses  Castle/Sanctuary  1:42:58 (Pop‑up)
Richard Thompson  Too Late to Come Fishing   Options Sweet Warrior    1:44:17 (Pop‑up)

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Ralph Towner 


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1:49:42 (Pop‑up)
Alessi's Ark  Let's Race   Options The Horse EP    1:57:03 (Pop‑up)
Laura Marling  Night Terror   Options Verses From the Union Chapel  Astralwerks  1:59:55 (Pop‑up)
Hush Arbors  Sand   Options Hush Arbors  Ecstatic Peace!  2:03:00 (Pop‑up)
Veda Hille  Book of Saints   Options This Riot Life    2:07:45 (Pop‑up)
Artisokka  Sea bed   Options Sea bed  Azuiejo Records  2:11:00 (Pop‑up)
Yo La Tengo  Love Chant   Options They Shoot, We Score  Egon  2:16:01 (Pop‑up)
Micah Blue Smaldone  A Drink   Options The Red River  Immune  2:31:45 (Pop‑up)
Larkin Grimm  Blond And Golden Johns   Options Parplar  Young God  2:37:46 (Pop‑up)
Daniel Martin Moore  By Dream   Options Stray Age  Sub Pop  2:40:48 (Pop‑up)
Old Splendifolia  Dela Romeo   Options ...swaying boldly afar...  Plop  2:43:26 (Pop‑up)
Mommyheads  Stupid Guy   Options You're Not a Dream    2:47:31 (Pop‑up)
Amit Erez  Oh My God   Options Amit Erez  Anova  2:51:31 (Pop‑up)
Tall Firs  Lookout   Options Too Old to Die Young  Ecstatic Peace!  2:54:49 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

  3:05pm dc pat:

f c. w h!
  3:07pm stingy d:

tell me a story!
  3:07pm Sean Daily:

Second injection and/or interlocution! Woo hoo!
  3:19pm stingy d:

whew... that was a lot of pianoing
  3:24pm Parq:

Abdullah Ibrahim remains a mountain of jazz piano. Thanks for playing him, Irene.
  3:46pm jr mint:

i need some post holiday candy (levitts - we are the levitts style)
  3:48pm stingy d:

nice monk!
  3:52pm gp:

I'm out ya'll..have a wonderful afternoon.
  3:54pm Dead Corporate Eyes:

boy that's a cold-lookin background.
  3:57pm Irene:

That's December for ya! (I love blue, in all forms.)
  4:04pm Sean gostage:

Hi Irene,
that track by Terence Blanchard is one of the most beautiful pieces of music that I have heard in many a year, just awesome, just lifts your soul on a dark, cold Monday night
  4:27pm Sean Gostage:

It's with great reluctence that I head of to "night-nights"have to be up at the crack of dawn to drive trains around South West England, Kate Bush and Nick Drake, it just get's better and better,take care one and all
  5:14pm Irene:

The archive will be waiting for you in the morning, Sean. Happy slumbers!
  5:25pm jason millward:

you have a great show irene. tuning in from sw florida. i used to be a college radio dj at wrct carnegie mellon in pittsburgh. cheers!
  5:36pm Irene:

Hi Jason! Thanks for the kind words --and for listening!
  5:51pm Parq:

Irene, digging the cheerful pop direction the show has taken in this last segment. Thanks for a job well done.
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